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The school board chair hopes to clarify with voters some issues surrounding the upcoming SPLOST election.
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The Newton County Board of Education is not expected to rezone its schools this year.
A dozen Newton County science fair projects will compete at the state level next month.
Hightower Elementary School — Honor Roll (2012-2013)
Middle school students at Piedmont Academy recently made styrofoam cars to illustrate velocity and momentum.
Newton County students will get a break from school beginning Friday and continuing until next week.
Eleven-year-old Jonah Barnett finally got a look inside of his locker at Cousins Middle School this week.
Cousins Middle School seventh-grader Mackenzie Snyder won the county Spelling Bee for the second consecutive year.
The Newton County School System will hold the 2013 System Spelling Bee at 10:30 a.m. today at Newton High School.
The Newton County Board of Education will pay a top school official and a high school principal nearly $70,000 as part of a settlement.
Cousins Middle School welcomed Jonah Barnett as its newest student on Friday, 11-year-old Barnett, who is fighting an inoperable brain tumor.
Heard-Mixon Elementary School — First Semester Honor Roll
The board won't decide until later this month how to fill a void for a deputy superintendent position and a high school principal position.
A top school official and a high school principal are leaving the Newton County School System this week.
Newton High students sweep high school fair
Nearly 50 Newton County students are headed to the regional science fair next month.
The Newton County Board of Education is asking the public to complete a community survey, which it will use in its search for the next superintendent.
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